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HuskerBen

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Ambidexterious Thinking
« on: May 11, 2015, 09:12:07 PM »
I have been playing almost 3 years now as a primarily RHBH thrower. I have played baseball and ball golf in my life and in each of those, when you swing it is a left hand leading motion. Curiosity has lead me to throw a LHBH shot or two, not enough to pass any formal judgement but not ineffective as I remember the throws.

Does anyone else practice LHBH throws as opposed to RHFH?

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Re: Ambidexterious Thinking
« Reply #1 on: May 12, 2015, 07:19:22 AM »
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Re: Ambidexterious Thinking
« Reply #2 on: May 12, 2015, 09:26:08 AM »
CD Steiner plays ambidextrously as well. Quite effectively I might add.....  8)
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Re: Ambidexterious Thinking
« Reply #3 on: May 12, 2015, 09:26:58 AM »
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Re: Ambidexterious Thinking
« Reply #4 on: May 12, 2015, 09:44:47 AM »
I practice lefty putts for certain wind situations. Namely, a Right to Left wind.
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Re: Ambidexterious Thinking
« Reply #5 on: May 12, 2015, 09:31:30 PM »
Any guesses as to why RHBH became the prominent throwing methods rather than the baseball or ball golf swing?  Besides just being right handed. Because the first disc we threw was probably a frisbee?

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Re: Ambidexterious Thinking
« Reply #6 on: May 13, 2015, 08:31:12 AM »
i hurt right hand a couple years ago and started learning to throw left.  i played a lot of baseball and was rt handed, it does mimmick a right handed baseball swing, it seemed natural to sync the hips rotating with the release of disc.  the most difficult thing  was learning the foot work and getting comfortable with that and being able to generate the spin with the left hand.     grabbing a disc and spinning it straight up in air and catching with left hand seemed to help get some muscle memory built up.   reps reps reps like anything will get you better.  i am lucky to have a dog that can retrieve the disc without tearing up the "good" plastic.  she will dent a dx plastic disc, but champion grade plastic she wont leave any marks, you can get 25-30  throws in 15 minutes or so doing this while learning one disc.

the challenge i find is keeping both hands from getting rusty and i throw heavier stable left hand and lighter under stable rt hand better,  trying to get a handle on that but the beauty of golf is there is always something to work on.